Jutta Koether was born in 1958 in Cologne, Germany, and works as a painter, performance artist, musician, critic and writer.
Based in Berlin and New York, Koether is also a professor at the Hochschule für bildende Künste Hamburg. As a musician, she has worked with artists such as Tony Conrad, John Miller, Tom Verlaine, Kim Gordon and the late Steven Parrino. Recent exhibitions include the Whitney Biennial and Sao Paulo Biennial, both 2012, and solo exhibitions at the Moderna Museet, Stockholm (2011), and the Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (2009). Her work was included in the Tate Modern exhibition A Bigger Splash: Painting after Performance.
Jutta Koether: Seasons and Sacraments is organised in collaboration with Dundee Contemporary Arts with support from the Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen.